[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park raptor morning

2015-10-02 Thread Larry Trachtenberg
Despite overcast skies, slight drizzle and 50 degree temps 20 minutes (7-720 am) at croton point park yielded 2 imm. BE (looked like first year birds) on swimming beach one eating large fish, 3 kestrel, 1 harrier, 1 red tail, 1 osprey, 1 raven and about 10 TV. Looks like sparrows may be moving

[nysbirds-l] American Golden Plover at Miller Field in Staten Island

2015-10-02 Thread Isaac Grant
There is a single juvenile American Golden Plover just off of the middle parking lot looking towards New Dorp High School. There were also a large group of gulls that included at least 1 adult Lesser black Backed Gull but the were flushed by a park truck picking up garbage and have not

[nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Friday October 2, 2015

2015-10-02 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park NYC - North End Friday October 2, 2015 Robert DeCandido, etc. on brief bird (1.5 hour) walk Light to Heavy Drizzle Gadwall - 25-35 on the Meer Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2+ Northern Flicker - 20 Eastern Phoebe - several Red-eyed Vireo House Wren Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 10

[nysbirds-l] NYC Area RBA: 2 October 2015

2015-10-02 Thread Gail Benson
-RBA * New York * New York City, Long Island, Westchester County * Oct. 2, 2015 * NYNY1510.02 - Birds Mentioned SAY’S PHOEBE+ NORTHERN WHEATEAR+ (+ Details requested by NYSARC) Cackling Goose Canada Goose EURASIAN WIGEON American Golden-Plover Whimbrel HUDSONIAN GODWIT Stilt Sandpiper